Leading Your Stakeholders through Change


Length: 1/2 day

This course pairs well with Building the Business Case for Change

People who lead teams, departments, change initiatives, project teams, process improvement efforts, and/or determine goals and strategic plan.

After taking this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Grasp the role of change in an organization
  2. Understand the Key Drivers of change
  3. Appreciate why change efforts fail
  4. Comprehend the change process
  5. Understand and plan for the Butterfly-Effect theory
  6. Identify key stakeholders
  7. Recognize your Sphere of Influence
  8. Utilize the 3 Steps of Change Implementation
  9. Analyze your audience and individualize communication
  10. Practice new skills on a case study

Suggested Prerequisite: Building the Business Case for Change

Building the Business Case for Change will help you identify tangible benefits used to craft messages for key stakeholders.

Price: $150.00 Early Bird Pricing: $135.00 until Dec. 7, 2017

  • Course Texts: no texts are used in this course

If your organization has at least 6 participants and you desire to host the class at your site or you would like to have this course customized specifically for your organization, contact Beth Schaefer at 651-999-5834 or beth.schaefer@metrostate.edu

“I liked the blend of activities: videos and teaching” – from spring 2017 participant

“Very relevant- good breakdown of people’s response to change.” – from spring 2017 participant

Spring Term

  • Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 20, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

If you are registering through the workforce center, you must have your counselor contact IPD directly at institute@metrostate.edu